book reviews

gen reads: the ocean at the end of the lane

Hello friends!Today for Gen Reads, I am talking all about a lovely little book that completely captured my heart a few summers ago. Sean brought The Ocean at The End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman on a vacation we took to the mountains of North Carolina. We stayed in a dog-friendly cabin 30 miles outside Asheville.… Continue reading gen reads: the ocean at the end of the lane

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gen reads: when things fall apart: heart advice for difficult times

Hey friends! This book review is on a book I think EVERYONE should read. I give it as a gift quite often and have lent it out quite a few times to friends who are in dark places. I had never heard of Pema Chödrön until Sean’s stepmom gave us her book. The book sat on… Continue reading gen reads: when things fall apart: heart advice for difficult times

anorexia · body image · chronic illness · chronic pain · disability · eating disorders · writings

there’s no wrong way to have a body: body positivity, disability, & why it’s ok if you still feel fat some days.

A few weeks ago a brave friend admitted on instagram that she still struggles with wanting to be thinner even though she is “body positive“.  She admitted several truths in her post that rang true to me, this one in particular spoke to me the most: “I think about my size more than I care to… Continue reading there’s no wrong way to have a body: body positivity, disability, & why it’s ok if you still feel fat some days.

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things i love thursday: 20 documentaries you should watch

Hey friends! I am well known within my group of friends as being a fairly avid documentary watcher. Its always been something I have enjoyed since high school and thankfully Netflix has carried many excellent ones over the years. I think it is important to a) be reminded of what other’s around the world deal… Continue reading things i love thursday: 20 documentaries you should watch